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New York Times, Wednesday, August 12, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,491
Across
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Plate. : SLAB
5
British schoolboy's holidays. : VACS
9
Racetrack. : OVAL
13
C.P.A.'s concern. : AUDIT
15
Hog plum of India. : AMRA
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Peak in Switzerland. : RIGI
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Growl, old style. : GNARR
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Go ___. : TOIT
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Dramatic conflict. : AGON
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Timely topic. : AIRCONDITIONING
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Long. : HUEY
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Muddles. : TANGLES
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Basketball term. : DRIBBLE
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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Bring back the memory of. : RECALL
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Three: It. : TRE
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Of various kinds: Abbr. : MISC
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Con ___. : AMORE
36
Orgs. : COS
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Red-clad figure. : SANTA
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Cistercian. : MONK
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Became a candidate. : RAN
40
Variety of polecat. : FERRET
41
Sky: Fr. : CIEL
43
Constitution makers, for example. : FRAMERS
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Alien. : STRANGE
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Pro ___. : RATA
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Talking to oneself. : THINKINGOUTLOUD
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Whether ___. : ORNO
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Valhalla dweller. : ODIN
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Cowboy gear. : LASSO
56
Cyrano's problem. : NOSE
57
Ointment. : NARD
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___ Ford Ranges. : EDSEL
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Sheep. : EWES
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Box office signs. : SROS
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Title. : EARL
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Tale of the Forsytes. : SAGA
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Moon: Prefix. : LUNI
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Gitchee Gumee sights. : BIRCHBARKCANOES
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Indigo, for one. : VATDYE
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C'est ___ (it is mine): Fr. : AMOI
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Certain animals. : CRITTERS
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Cloy. : SATIATE
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Preserve. : ORANGEMARMALADE
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Period of wakefulness. : VIGIL
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Past: Archaic. : AGONE
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Fish of the cod family. : LINGS
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Civil disorder. : TROUBLE
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Gwyn. : NELL
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Prov. of Canada. : ONT
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1/8 of an ounce. : DRAM
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San ___. : REMO
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Image. : ICON
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Weight. : TON
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Concerning. : INRE
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Suffix with spin or song. : STER
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Circus animals. : CATS
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Item on an office wall. : CALENDAR
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World's Fair city. : SEATTLE
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Places. : REGIONS
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Mrs., in Bonn. : FRAU
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Desk item. : INK
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Leaves: Poet. : FRONDS
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Building material. : STONE
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Coverlet. : THROW
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Dishwasher's job. : RINSE
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Flying machine, for short. : GIRO
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Peak in Thessaly. : OSSA
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Employer. : USER
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Toy. : DOLL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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